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Old 04-15-2004, 12:00 AM   #1
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I Install redhat 9 and choose minimal option at the time of setup. It takes
only 474 MB space at my HD. Now I want to install the software mc. From my redhat CD I have installed the package mc-4.6.0-4 using "nodeps" option. But when I tried to open mc it says....

[root@pc3 /]# mc
/usr/bin/mc: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open
shared object file: No such file or directory
[root@pc3 /]#

Now I just want to know which required library package I should install to
run mc. Cause there are lot of library package at redhat CD. Is there any
way to understand with the file "" that it required which package.
Old 04-15-2004, 12:15 AM   #2
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run that file through the search engine at
Old 04-15-2004, 12:22 AM   #3
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In Slack it's part of the base - xfree86-4.3.0-i486-5.tgz. You probably need the main xfree86 'devel' rpm or something. I'm guessing mc was compiled to count on X? You could try compiling it yourself to avoid that but, again, without devel packages, you're just trading one problem for another.
Old 04-15-2004, 03:44 AM   #4
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I'm seeing that library as part of XFree86-libs-version. So you ought to be able to install the libs alone, since XFree is dependent on the libs, but the libs don't require that you install the bulk of XFree86 if you don't want to (I hope). So I'd say install the XFree86-libs package and try running mc again. (That'll teach you to mess around with "--nodeps" )

Hope this helps.


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